California state legislators are expected to vote on a budget this week.
After a record 94 days without a budget, a tentative agreement has been met that would end the stalemate.
The proposed solution would include no new taxes, which has been a demand of Republicans since the start of the negotiations. To make up the deficit, $7.5 billion worth of spending cuts would be made.
Key to the new agreement includes improved projections for revenue from an improving economy. Also an expected increase of $1.4 billion from the federal government would create a balanced budget.
Republican support is needed to reach a two-thirds majority to pass the budget. Senate Minority Leader Dennis Hollingsworth, R-Murrieta, expects there will be enough republican votes.
Some Democrats are still unsure if they will vote for a budget if it cuts education and social services. Deals and small changes are expected to be made as the vote nears. The vote is planned for Thursday.